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Lagos government urges occupants of distressed buildings to relocate

The Lagos State Government has urged occupants of marked distressed buildings across the state to immediately vacate them pending the arrival of the demolition team of Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA).

LASEMA: No one trapped in collapsed Lagos building

The Lagos State Management Agency (LASEMA) has said that no one was trapped in the rubbles of the two-storey building that collapsed in Lagos on Monday afternoon.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Lagos government urges occupants of distressed buildings to relocate

Lagos State government has urged occupants of marked distressed buildings across the state to immediately vacate them pending the arrival of the demolition team of Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA).
A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the nursery-Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, Itafaji on Lagos Island on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital sources said.

Another building collapses in Lagos

Another building has collapsed in Lagos on Monday, March 25.

Sexagenarian in court for stealing bread, toothpaste

For allegedly stealing bread, toothpaste, soap and wine from a store, 62-year-old man, Lukman Babatunde, was on Monday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Igando Relief Camp

Lagos opens resettlement camp for victims of building collapse

As part of efforts to provide succour for victims of the collapsed and demolished buildings on Lagos Island, the Lagos State Government has reiterated its readiness to accommodate affected residents at the State Relief/Resettlement Centre Igando in Alimosho Local Government Area.
No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

Building collapse: NAPPS urges proprietors to build schools themselves

The Lagos State chapter of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has urged private school owners to endeavour to build their school structures themselves, rather than depend on a leased or developers’ building to operate.
The Lagos State Government has set up a five-man panel following the three-storey building collapse at Ita Faji area of Lagos Island.

Lagos government sets up five-man panel to investigate building collapse

The Lagos State Government has set up a five-man panel following the three-storey building collapse at Ita Faji area of Lagos Island.
A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the nursery-Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, Itafaji on Lagos Island on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital sources said.

Building collapse: Expert cautions against indiscriminate activities around structures

In view of the incessant building collapse in the country, an expert has cautioned Nigerians to avoid human activities that have adverse effect on environment and structures.
President Buhari receives in audience Governor Elect of Lagos State Babajide Sanwoolu and Deputy Governor Elect of Lagos State Femi Hamzat in State House on 18th Mar 2019-2

Babajide Sanwo-Olu: Why we visited President Buhari in Aso Rock

Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has revealed that he visited President Muhammadu Buhari at his office in Aso Rock in company of his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat to congratulate the nation’s number one citizen for winning his second term election in the just concluded presidential election.

Official: No fresh building collapse in Lagos

The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) has said there was no fresh building collapse in the state as being reported on the social media on Monday

Many trapped as another building collapses in Lagos

The building, which collapsed in the thick of work hours on Monday, is located at 57, Egerton Square, Oke Arin, Lagos Island.

Four rescued from another Lagos building collapse

Four people have been rescued from the building collapse on Lagos Island, Lagos.
The Lagos State Government intensified its demolition of distressed buildings on Lagos Island with 13 structures pulled down in the last three days.

Lagos demolishes 13 distressed buildings on Lagos Island in three days

The Lagos State Government intensified its demolition of distressed buildings on Lagos Island with 13 structures pulled down in the last three days.
Nigerian Red Cross

Red Cross begins ‘Back to School’ campaign for Lagos building collapse survivors

The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) says it has commenced ‘Back to School’ campaign for the survivors of the collapsed building in Lagos Island.
Kayode Akiolu

I took advantage of Not Too Young To Run Act – Lagos Rep-elect

House of Representatives member-elect Kayode Akiolu (APC-Lagos) said that he took advantage of the “Not Too Young to Run” act to win the Feb. 23 election.
No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

SERAP: Compensate victims of building collapse in Lagos, Ibadan

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged “the governments of Lagos and Oyo states to “take immediate action to address the numerous ongoing human rights impacts of the deadly and catastrophic building collapse in their respective states, including by taking meaningful steps to avoid further damage to the human rights of the people affected.”

Lagos demolishes more weak buildings

Barely 24 hours after pull ing down four defective buildings, Lagos State government, yesterday, demolished another three buildings that posed threat to lives and property.

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NiMet warns against non-compliance to weather information

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